Employee Cost & Pricing Analyzer Demo

Labor Burden - Instant Video Information

Understanding employee costs (and knowing exactly what to charge for employee labor) is a critical element of profitability for any company that uses employee labor to earn revenue. 

Click the short videos below to learn more about labor burden concepts and calculations, and how the  employee Cost & Pricing Analyzer™ (eCPA) can help you quickly and easily create this vital information for your specific company.


Overview (5:27):  A short video that explains more about labor burden, and how it impacts your estimating, pricing and profitability.

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User's Guide (1:24):  You won't be on your own – a Users' Guide is included with each package.  Here's a preview... 

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Reference Sheet - Foundation for Success (4:00):  Here's where you'll customize the eCPA to reflect your company's specific circumstances.  You'll enter your company's departments (or employee levels), employer state payroll taxes, and other costs that are shared between employees.  

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Sample Employee for Labor Burden Calculations

Sample Employee - Data & Results (3:59):

•  How to enter data specific to individual employees.
•  How regular and overtime cost results are displayed
•  How desired gross profit margin reveals what you should be charging per hour
     (and earning per year) for each employee.
•  Enter your current price per hour and see the annual bottom line difference.   

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Company, Department, and Direct-Indirect-G&A Summaries (3:21):  For estimating, pricing, and general analytical purposes you'll also want to have access to weighted averages for various departments and employee classifications.  This video shows how your results are summarized and presented.  

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Cost of Lost and Wasted Time for Labor Burden Calculations
The Cost of Lost & Wasted Time (2:16): 
Errors, inattention, lack of planning, mis-direction, non-work discussions, and goofing off...  Do you ever wonder how much money gets lost and wasted in your company each day?  each week?  each year?  Now, instead of just guessing at what it costs, you can begin to measure exactly how that lost and wasted time converts into bottom line impact by applying your own circumstances, processes, estimated hours and burdened hourly labor costs using these 4 examples.  Share results with employees, and fix these costly issues... 
  You may be shocked at your initial results!

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The Employee Cost & Pricing AnalyzerTM (eCPA) is available in two versions:

  • Version e — up to 6 departments/employee levels and 40 employees ($497)

For smaller companies with basic operations - e.g. 3 levels for "production"
employees or departments + owner, admin, and sales departments...

  • Version A — up to 25 departments/employee levels and 200 employees ($997)

For larger companies with a variety of departments and/or complex production processes...


Select the version you wish to use at checkout.  Please also indicate the version of Excel you use. 

 Note 1:  A file customized with your name will be delivered electronically within 1-2 business days.  License is valid to compute results for a single business entity (name of entity appears on all reports).  Please indicate the name of the entity to appear on reports during the checkout process.

Note 2:  Consultants & Accountants:  We love working with consultants and accountants, but please note that this product is NOT licensed for use to compute results for multiple entities.  If you wish to utilize this product for more than one client, please contact us for helpful insights and discounted licensing arrangements.  We appreciate your consideration regarding legal intellectual property rights....

Note 3:  Due to upgrades & enhancement, this product was originally released as the Qlean$tart Labor Burden Calculator.  It has been renamed to the eCPA (Employee Cost & Pricing Analyzer) to more accurately reflect its expanded capabilities.

Note 4:  This is an Excel-based product, so you will be be asked to indicate which version of Excel you currently use at checkout.  Due to changes in underlying Excel functionality between versions 2003 and 2007, the 2003 version of eCPA cannot be "updated" into version 2007 or 2010.  If you upgrade to Excel 2007 or 2010, we will be happy to provide you with a compatible version of the eCPA, but existing Reference and Employee data from the prior version will need to be re-entered into the new version.